Archbishop Eamon Martin with anti-abortion activists at the Rally for Life in Dublin on July 6th. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Westminster has acted “in an unprecedented way” in its bid to introduce abortion in Northern Ireland, which will have “a devastating impact” on the ri(...)

Party leader Mary Lou McDonald leads activists in highlighting the Sinn Féin ‘Trust Women – Repeal the Eighth’ message outside Leinster House last week. File photograph: Stephen Collins/Collins Photos

A number of Sinn Féin’s elected representatives are uncomfortable with the party’s policy on abortion but are unwilling to say so publicly, a veteran (...)

Francie Brolly: “Certainly Dublin will decide which way the repeal vote goes, but I have no doubt in the more rural counties like Donegal that they would not vote for the Eighth Amendment to be repealed”

A former Sinn Féin MLA has said he believes the party will pay an electoral price for its stance on abortion. Lifelong republican Francie Brolly, who(...)